Love among the Walnuts

Paperback | March 1, 2008

byJean Ferris

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Sandy Huntington-Ackerman's life becomes increasingly complicated when his bungling, moneygrubbing uncles try to shanghai the family fortune by poisoning a birthday cake. Luckily, those conniving uncles prove yet again that they can't do anything right. Instead of bumping off the whole family, they put Sandy's mom and dad and their pet chicken into mysterious comas. Sandy joins forces with his loyal butler and a wise and wacky nurse to save his parents and squelch his uncles' felonious high jinks.

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Sandy Huntington-Ackerman's life becomes increasingly complicated when his bungling, moneygrubbing uncles try to shanghai the family fortune by poisoning a birthday cake. Luckily, those conniving uncles prove yet again that they can't do anything right. Instead of bumping off the whole family, they put Sandy's mom and dad and their pet...

JEAN FERRIS has written more than a dozen novels for young people, including the popular Marigold trilogy. Once Upon a Marigold was named an ALA Notable Children's Book, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and a New York Public Library 100 Books for Reading and Sharing title. Ms. Ferris lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 7.54 × 5.08 × 0.56 inPublished:March 1, 2008Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0152062270

ISBN - 13:9780152062279

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Dripping with charm." - VOYA "Lots of silly fun and a warm, feel-good feeling await readers." - School Library Journal (starred review)"An unconventional style and offbeat sense of humor that will delight readers." - Kirkus Reviews "